MessageBox.Show Method (Window, String, String, MessageBoxButton, MessageBoxImage)

Displays a message box in front of the specified window. The message box displays a message, title bar caption, button, and icon; and it also returns a result.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public static MessageBoxResult Show(
	Window owner,
	string messageBoxText,
	string caption,
	MessageBoxButton button,
	MessageBoxImage icon
)
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Parameters

owner
Type: System.Windows.Window

A Window that represents the owner window of the message box.

messageBoxText
Type: System.String

A String that specifies the text to display.

caption
Type: System.String

A String that specifies the title bar caption to display.

button
Type: System.Windows.MessageBoxButton

A MessageBoxButton value that specifies which button or buttons to display.

icon
Type: System.Windows.MessageBoxImage

A MessageBoxImage value that specifies the icon to display.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.MessageBoxResult
A MessageBoxResult value that specifies which message box button is clicked by the user.

By default, the message box appears in front of the window that is currently active.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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